Tiffen Digital HT Filters: Multi-coated and More!


By Jason Schneider – HT stands for Hi-Trans, a proprietary multi-coating process, but are these Made In USA filters unique? The Tiffen Company, based in Hauppauge, Long Island  has been manufacturing filters for over 75 years using proprietary ColorCore technology, an exclusive lamination process that bonds the actual filter material permanently in between two layers…

Canon PowerShot A3300 IS Review


By Jon Sienkiewicz – The Canon PowerShot A3300 IS digital cameras packs a ton of features into a slim, slips-in-your-pocket body that weighs just a hair over five ounces. It delivers the superb image quality Canon is known for, and offers creative features that are fun and guaranteed to keep even the most enthusiastic photographer…

PMDA 61st Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Rehabilitation Through Photography


Join us for the PMDA 61st Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Rehabilitation Through Photography on Monday June 6, 2011  at the North Hempstead Country Club located at 291 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050. Great golf, networking, food and prizes and also supporting a great cause, Rehabilitation Through Photography. For more information contact: Michelle Tramantano,…

Photo Tips: Photographing Big Mammals


By Russ Burden – Good big mammal photography is difficult. It’s difficult to appreciate just how hard it is to get a great shot of any large mammal until you go out and try it on your own. Use the following tips to make it a bit easier for you. The stars of the…

Photo Tips: Sunset Views


By Brandon Remler – This week I had the good fortune to see two great sunset views. The irony of the city view is of course that it is the “New York” skyline represented by the good folks of Las Vegas. What a change of scenes from third world to out of this world.…

Photo Tips: Fill Flash Techniques with Bob Krist


By Bob Krist – Mixing a little flash with available light is great anytime you have to shoot in trees or on plants or anyplace where the light can be spotty. Experiment to make sure you achieve the right balance and avoid that direct flash look. Here is how I made fill flash work…

Photo Tips: Night and Day in the Tropics


By Brandon Remler – It’s always fun to experiment with different times of day to shoot, in order to mix it up a bit in your photography. This week I made two similar images approximately 12 hours apart to show a different look to the beach view. Read more:

Rehabilitation Through Photography: A Day at the Farm


From Last spring I was introduced to Rehabilitation Through Photography by Nancy Adler, a photographer I hired to teach a class in digital photography for a club I sponsored for PS 93 in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.    Nancy told me a little about RTP and how they were reorganizing and revitalizing.  Rehabilitation Through Photography’s history…

Photo Tips: Nature’s Abstracts


  By Russ Burden – Tired of photographing the same old same old……? Are you stuck in a rut and lack motivation to go out and make some images? Are you looking for ways to add variety to your portfolio? Do you want to add some pop to your images? If you answered YES…